News

Making a Difference One Step at a Time

July 01, 2003 / Heather Wheeler

When Twinetta Frazer’s physician prescribed an exercise program to reduce her weight and stabilize her diabetes, the Marie Mills Madrona House, a local agency for disabled adults, immediately contacted Tillamook County General Hospital (TCGH). The hospital’s Faith in Action program, which assists the disabled and chronically ill with the help of volunteers, was more than happy to lend a hand. They quickly matched Frazer with volunteer Connie Sutton and the two became fast friends.

Celebrating Sabbath at Adventist Medical Center

May 01, 2003 / Heather Wheeler

Whether you’re a patient, family member, or on-duty employee, Adventist Medical Center (AMC) in Portland, Ore., strives to make the Sabbath hours a special and memorable time for all. From singing bands to worship services to flowers and Bible verses, employees and volunteers take time to infuse a peaceful and calming Sabbath atmosphere throughout the facility.

Outreach Through Song and Worship

Hospital, School, and Church Unite in Service to Community

March 01, 2003 / Jane Allen

While a hospital’s primary function is to provide health care services, its influence naturally extends into many other areas of community life. Not only is a hospital usually among a community’s largest employers, it is involved in business and civic organizations as well as a variety of other community functions and activities. When the hospital is an Adventist owned or managed facility, it also benefits local Adventist churches and schools.

Dropping In

February 01, 2003

Walla Walla General Hospital’s new MRI was “dropped” through the hospital’s roof and placed in its new home. Thanks to the new equipment, the facility now offers MRI services 24 hours a day.

Walla Walla General Hospital Helps Patients Get to Sleep

February 01, 2003 / Heather Wheeler

Walla Walla General Hospital recently opened a Sleep Lab designed to assist physicians with diagnosing a broad variety of sleep disorders. The goal of the new program is to provide a quality service that will monitor and evaluate patients for sleep disturbances and offer effective diagnosis and treatment. The new lab has two fully equipped stations for the monitoring and evaluation of patients, who will be paired with their primary care physicians for treatment.

Adventist Medical Center Receives Award from the United Way

Adventist Medical Center Shares Mission With Church

January 01, 2003 / Heather Wheeler

Adventist Medical Center (AMC) is passionate about sharing its mission of health and healing with the people of Portland, Ore.

And the facility is equally committed to ensuring that area Adventist pastors and church constituents are kept apprised of the hospital’s commitment to Christ-centered service.